I actually know with complete certainty with one particular foreign investment, and I’m almost as positive the increased weekly income people are bringing home thanks to the tax cuts wouldn’t have happened under the Democrats.
As is well-known, President George W. Bush’s job ratings overall and among blacks increased significantly after 9/11. He averaged a 43% approval rating among blacks in 2001 and a 46% black approval rating in 2002.
The same stability holds true for Trump’s approval rating among black Americans. Gallup averages show Trump with a 10% approval rating among blacks in 2017, 11% in 2018 and 10% so far in 2019. In short, Trump’s approval rating among blacks has essentially not changed over time, despite blacks presumably having had plenty of time to observe the economic gains that Trump touts as the reason why they should be moving into his camp.
I consistently see skewed numbers from Rasmussen. Not to go down the fake news rabbit hole, but would like to know the reasons why. The below article has some insight in that they use likely voters instead of registered voters - a small subset. Funny how everything keeps going back to voter turnout rather than some demographic shift towards Trump.
I didn’t say anything about tariffs, because I didn’t know whether we would ever even try such a thing, much less know whether it would be effective. Our trade deficits seemed to be something that ought to concern us, but not too many people seemed to be concerned about that sort of thing, and I’m not an economist–not within light years–so I didn’t have much to say about it. I did express some concern about trade deficits, over 14 years ago, when I had the username xp+10K (please note that the “budget surpluses” and “trade deficits” links no longer seem to link directly to the data that I seem to have been referring to):